Little Men (1940 film)

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Little Men
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1940 Theatrical Poster
Directed by Norman Z. McLeod
Written byMark Kelly
Arthur Caesar
Jack Wagner
Based on Little Men
by Louisa May Alcott
Produced by C. Graham Baker
Donald J. Ehlers
Gene Towne
Starring Kay Francis
Jack Oakie
George Bancroft
Cinematography Nicholas Musuraca
Edited by George Hively
Music by Roy Webb
RKO Radio Pictures
Distributed by RKO Radio Pictures
Release date
  • December 7, 1940 (1940-12-07)
Running time
84 minutes
CountryUnited States

Little Men (1940) is an American film based on the novel Little Men (1871) by Louisa May Alcott. Norman Z. McLeod directed the film. It is the second sequel to Little Women (1933 film) after Little Men (1934 film)



Jo March (Kay Francis), the lead character in Alcott's novel Little Women , now runs a private school for young boys.


Charles Arnt, Stanley Blystone, Nora Cecil, Hal K. Dawson, Sarah Edwards, George D. Green, Jack Henderson, Howard C. Hickman, Lloyd Ingraham, George Irving, William Irving, Bud Jamison, Nella Walker, Clarence Wilson and Duke York appear uncredited.



The film recorded a loss of $214,000. [1]

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  1. Richard Jewell & Vernon Harbin, The RKO Story. New Rochelle, New York: Arlington House, 1982. p157